A CASE STUDY Hypertensive Arteiosclerotic Heart Disease

Jun 21st, 2015
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Discussion would be about HASHD meaning Hypertensive Arteiosclerotic Heart Disease. In this research, the disease will be divided so it would be understood better. The heart must work harder to pump blood through the narrowed arteries. Often called the “silent killer,” hypertension usually causes no symptoms until it reaches a life-threatening stage. Hypertension would lead to a disorder called arteriosclerosis meaning hardening of the arteries. If the condition persists, damage to the heart and blood vessels is likely, increasing the risk for stroke, heart attack, and kidney or heart failure.

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I. INTRODUCTIONDiscussion would be about HASHD meaning Hypertensive Arteiosclerotic Heart Disease. In this research, the disease will be divided so it would be understood better.The heart must work harder to pump blood through the narrowed arteries. Often called the silent killer, hypertension usually causes no symptoms until it reaches a life-threatening stage. Hypertension would lead to a disorder called arteriosclerosis meaning hardening of the arteries. If the condition persists, damage to the heart and blood vessels is likely, increasing the risk for stroke, heart attack, and kidney or heart failure.II. OBJECTIVESThe objective of a case study is to create and reach that goal using the nursing process applied to a patient.In general, a case study is done to achieve the following objectives:To gain a deeper understanding and knowledge of the subject chosen.To have other references for those who want to improve their skills.In particular, it aims to:Apply the earned knowledge for our nursing responsibilitiesIdentify the patients health problems and possible interventionsCarry out these possible interventions and its outcomesIII. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORKVirginia Hendersons TheoryHendersons Theory includes concepts and definitions of nursing, health, person (patient), environment, and 14 needs. According to Virginia Hendersons nursing theory, she believes health is attained when a patient has reached independence. In order to reach autonomy on

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